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RATINGS: 148   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Named after a black hole and a song, this is a porter like no other. We took an old English porter recipe, added some rye malt, and our porter was born. This brew floods your palate with hints of chocolate, biscuit and all-around roasty goodness with just a touch of smoke that finishes dry but is not overpowering. Perfect with roasts or fowl. Enjoy by the fire, and it will certainly warm you on any cold evening in the Great White North.

* O.G. 1065
* SRM 25


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
vandc01 (106) - North Branch, Minnesota, USA - DEC 11, 2014
Poured from a bomber that I got on my 40th birthday - so it has sat for about 9 months. Aroma - nice chocolate aroma, good stuff. Appearance - Nice pour. Nice fluffy creamy looking head. Taste - surprising very nice. It almost comes across as a mild black IPA. Palate - nice chocolate after taste. Overall - Very good. I would have this again.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
deyholla (7017) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - DEC 6, 2014
Sampled from the tap at the brewery. Pours a very dark brown with a creamy tab head that lasts throughout the beer. Aroma has has a nice roasted malt and dark grain combination with a hint of sweetness. Flavor has sweet dark grains up front but finish has more roasted malts and a touch of bitterness.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gopherfan99 (620) - CROATIA - NOV 19, 2014
Tap (Dixie’s on Grand); pours dark brown with a beige head; aroma of coffee, roasted malts, chocolate and dark fruit; taste is roast malt and coffee with hints of dark fruit and chocolate; finish is bitter; this was a little thinner body than I expected for a porter; okay but could be better

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bacterial (1727) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - SEP 1, 2014
Pour at the 2014 Minnesota State Fair. Was looking forward to this but after the first sip, I suspected this was just their regular porter with a marshmallow floating on top and some gram cracker and chocolate crust on the plastic cup. A quick visit to ratebeer.com confirmed my suspicion. Its a nice porter, but I can’t help but feel let down by Flat Earth here. I’ve had some of their infused brews at Winterfest and they have been fantastic. Disappointed!

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nero55 (772) - Wisconsin, USA - AUG 18, 2014
Bomber. Dark brown black with small brown head. Aroma of roasted malt, chocolate, light smoke, and some grain notes. Medium body, roasted malt, chocolate, and noticeable smoke with a tangy finish. Interesting, it reminds me more of a stout.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
crossovert (7975) - Illinois, USA - AUG 2, 2014
650ml bottle. Wow these guys have like 40 beers dedicated to RUSH. This is a nice porter, vaguely smokey/nice roast. Cocoa, coffee. Not abd.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
vikingguy (840) - Chaska, Minnesota, USA - MAY 10, 2014
Black with off-white head. Lots of chocolate malt on the nose. Taste is mild roasted malt, milk chocolate and some bitter earthy hops. A bit on the thin side. It's flavorful and drinkable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
EHopper (620) - Minnesota, USA - MAR 9, 2014
Enjoyed with Lowther’s. Nice malty porter, nuts and dark forest fruits. Nothing that leaps out but would never turn down.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
conway (1636) - - AUG 12, 2013
Bottle. Black with a thin tan head. Aroma is roasty and biscuity. Taste is roasty, soy sauce and peanuts. A little hoppiness in finish. Palate is thin and seltzery. Something is off with this one. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
budznsudz (581) - Audubon, New Jersey, USA - AUG 8, 2013
Dark pour, receding tan head. Aroma of roasted grain, cocoa, and leather. Taste is roast, cardboard, chocolate flakes, and burnt grain. Okay porter.


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